Thoracoscopic lobectomy for type I pleuropulmonary blastoma in an infant

Abbey Fingeret, Alejandro Garcia, Alain C. Borczuk, Steven S. Rothenberg, Gudrun Aspelund

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Abstract

Pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB) is a rare, aggressive, intrathoracic mesenchymal neoplasm associated with cystic lung lesions. The authors describe an 8-month-old male who underwent thoracoscopic left upper lobectomy for a cystic lung lesion initially diagnosed as congenital pulmonary airway malformation. Pathology revealed type I PPB.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)239-242
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Surgery International
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2014

Keywords

  • Congenital pulmonary airway malformation
  • Pleuropulmonary blastoma
  • Thoracoscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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